The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 45 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.36% 4.40% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.23% 22.55% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 102 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.08% 19.50% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 79 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South Wales

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 28 (90.32%) Firewall
3 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (74.19%) LAN
4 23 (74.19%) WAN
5 19 (61.29%) CCNP
6 18 (58.06%) BGP
7 17 (54.84%) VPN
7 17 (54.84%) Load Balancing
8 15 (48.39%) Advertising
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (38.71%) F5
10 12 (38.71%) DHCP
11 11 (35.48%) CCIP
11 11 (35.48%) Internet
12 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (29.03%) SSH
13 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
13 9 (29.03%) HSRP
13 9 (29.03%) Juniper
13 9 (29.03%) OSPF
13 9 (29.03%) Telnet
13 9 (29.03%) PuTTY
13 9 (29.03%) SecureCRT
14 8 (25.81%) CCIE
14 8 (25.81%) CCNA
14 8 (25.81%) MS Office
15 6 (19.35%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 23 (74.19%) WAN
3 18 (58.06%) BGP
4 17 (54.84%) VPN
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (38.71%) DHCP
7 11 (35.48%) Internet
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (29.03%) SSH
9 9 (29.03%) HSRP
9 9 (29.03%) PuTTY
9 9 (29.03%) SecureCRT
9 9 (29.03%) OSPF
9 9 (29.03%) Telnet
10 4 (12.90%) DWDM
10 4 (12.90%) IPv4
10 4 (12.90%) IPv6
11 3 (9.68%) DNS
11 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
General
1 15 (48.39%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Team Leader
2 10 (32.26%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Operations Team Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Change Control
3 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNP
3 11 (35.48%) CCIP
4 8 (25.81%) CCNA
4 8 (25.81%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) F5
3 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) BT
Cardiff
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago